Black Cauldron

Black CauldronRecipe
Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

This adults-only float is a must-make for a festive fall gathering. Depending on your crowd, you may want to provide straws, spoons, and refills. This beer float makes for a perfect dessert cocktail to finish of a great party or meal. 


Serves 4 (serving size: 1 float)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 264
Fat 7.3 g
Satfat 4.5 g
Sodium 60 mg


2 cups vanilla ice cream
1/4 cup vodka
1/4 cup brewed espresso
24 ounces oatmeal stout beer


Place 1/2 cup vanilla ice cream in each of 4 tall glasses. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon vodka, 1 tablespoon brewed espresso, and 6 ounces oatmeal stout beer. Serve immediately.